Mortgage-backed securities precipitated the Great Recession when we figured out they were worth a fraction of their stated value. Is coastal land next?
The city says it happens all over the place.
Also, Portland's City Council rushes to remove agitators, and Uganda's biggest city decides to get rid of single-family houses.
Artist Jeff Frost paints massive geometric shapes on walls so that they function as optical illusions, blurring the line between 2D and 3D.
Finally, a chance to perform home origami based on seasonal, meteorological, and astronomical conditions.
Doug Rickard scours Google's maps to find instances of the ordinary buried inside.
The jump in jobless claims this week looks an awful lot like the one post-Katrina.
This new book is full of good advice, delivered in plain English without getting all preachy or judgy.
There are some significant but realistic planning ideas making the rounds, with acute sensitivity to the islands’ special culture.
How politics are inseparable from density, and what this means for Republicans.
High-poverty areas lost a staggering 91 percent of their absolute wealth during the crisis.
A design firm favors tossing out lectures and bringing collaboration to class.
More people are working from temporary work spaces, changing how we use offices.
The urban programs that would suffer most from budget sequestration.
Check out the unusual typography all around you.
The book looks at everything from farmers' markets to where CSA produce comes from.
Danielle van Lunteren's "Infected" bags spread pestilence into the ultra-clean cities of the Netherlands.
What if blocks could be extracted, stripped of all but their essential form, and lined up for inspection? Would we know a place by the sum of its parts?
And what that tells us about international development.